On Friday, January 8, 2016, close to 40 people spent a good portion of their evening at Criterium Bicycles in Colorado Springs to see Andy Potts. Andy is a local favorite with an impressive race result resume. Most recently he came in 4th at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona.
When I walked into the shop, there was a guy on one of the computrainers completely focused on the task at hand. Nic Ponsor, the owner of Criterium, had set up a time trial challenge that was about 3 miles in length.
The fastest male and female throughout the weekend would take home some prizes. That person on the computrainer was Andy, and when he finished, he had to date the fastest time (though he wasn’t in the running for the prizes.) Read more
Portland, Maine will host the first ÖTILLÖ SwimRun-inspired event in North America, so you best organize a teammate, swim paddles and pull buoys.
”SwimRun has had an explosive growth in Scandinavia and Europe over the past few years. From the humble beginnings in the Swedish archipelago 10 years ago, there are now thousands of participants and over 50 races in Sweden annually.” said Jonas Colting, 3-time winner of ÖTILLÖ and the only person to complete in all ten editions of the SwimRun World Championships.
Consisting of multiple alternating swim and overland running legs (island roads, trails, and shoreline scrambles) between 8 islands in Portland’s spectacular Casco Bay, this adventure will test competitors with run legs across nearly 10 miles of varied island terrain and a combined 4 miles of open water swimming… Read more
Do you make resolutions going into the new year? So many of us do.
The coaches at D3 Multisport, have some great suggestions on how to make training and racing resolutions healthy, realistic and attainable.
Start the new year strong and keep it that way all year.
By Bill Plock
When I opened my Facebook feed this morning the first thing I saw was P.J. Snyder’s year in review. He thanked founder and Executive Director Dennis Vandeerheiden of Athletes in Tandem (AIT) for making half of his great moments in 2015. P.J. has Angelman’s syndrome and Dennis has pulled P.J. across the finish line in many triathlons.
It’s this spirit of giving that attracted Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae to want to help AIT. She was looking for a local charity to support along with her sponsor, New Balance. 303Triathlon.com recommended a couple organizations for her to contemplate and she chose Athletes in Tandem. . . Read more